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Strategies for Hiring Veterans

By Kimberly Kafafian   So, you’ve heard about the host of benefits that having veterans in your workforce can bring to the organization. Your HR team has made the case and leadership is on board. Now, it’s time to get to work attracting this desirable talent. What should you be doing to get ahead of […]

Building a Business Case for Hiring Veterans

By Kimberly Kafafian   Later this month we will be celebrating Hire a Veteran day. Because hiring from this group brings so much to the table, I want to expand the spotlight to shine on more than a single day on the calendar. I think it’s so important to share with employers the benefits leveraging […]

Benefits of Rehiring Former Employees

By Kimberly Kafafian   If you’re like many companies, chances are you’re struggling to fill positions. You have your HR teams strategizing together on how to attract the right talent. You’re boosting your employer branding efforts and devising new benefits packages. But nothing’s working. You need skilled talent now and you’re out of ideas.  This […]

LGBTQ+ Diversity and Inclusion in the Workplace

By Kimberly Kafafian   I read a quote from Rainbow Railroad that I want to share with you: “All humans are born free and equal in dignity and rights.” With it being Pride Month, we want to shine a spotlight on LGBTQ+ diversity and inclusion. What is your company doing to make sure your LGBTQ+ […]

Employee Burnout Symptoms and Prevention Strategies

By Kimberly Kafafian   The stats don’t lie. American workers are experiencing heightened rates of burnout.  According to the American Psychological Association’s 2021 Work and Well-Being Survey, 79% of employees had experienced work-related stress in the month before the survey, with three in five reporting negative impacts of that stress. And Gallup found that about […]

Employee Health and Wellness Program Ideas

By Kimberly Kafafian   Pandemic aside, a new poll from Gallup indicates that the percentage of workers who feel that their employer cares about their wellbeing has plummeted. Back in May of 2020, 49% felt that their organizations had a genuine concern for them, their work and their lives. But that number has now drastically […]